American Inexceptionalism Lives On in the Gun Violence Epidemic

By Joy Francke


Gun violence is occurring so often in the United States that it is becoming a new norm. This tragic phenomenon has resulted in the loss of tens of thousands across the nation every year. Obtaining a gun in the United States needs to be drastically more challenging than it currently is. If you are someone who has a licence to obtain a gun at home, you could look into a site like Esafe, to purchase something like a gun cabinet to safetly lock away your weapons securely. Continue reading “American Inexceptionalism Lives On in the Gun Violence Epidemic”

BRIDGES Video Fails to Address Safety Concerns

By Spencer Klein


Since Dec. 4, 2017, MIHS has received two shooting threats and one bomb threat. These threats were considered problematic enough that school was cancelled the Friday before break. In response, several ideas were shared among staff about how to address the student body – a mandatory assembly, four separate assemblies or a town hall for the entire school. Ultimately the staff, guided by student input, landed on a twenty-minute video compiling encouraging and optimistic testimonies from staff and students. Continue reading “BRIDGES Video Fails to Address Safety Concerns”

Take Action Against the Rohingya genocide: An Open Letter to U.S. Representative Adam Smith

By Hannah Whobrey


This message was written and sent to congressman Adam Smith during the October 26 write-in. Visit www.tinyurl.com/mimyanmar for a list of resources and contact information if you want to write a similar letter to take action against this horrific genocide. 

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Take Action Against the Rohingya Genocide: An Open Letter to Secretary Tillerson

By Grady Short


This message was written and sent to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during the October 26 write-in. Visit www.tinyurl.com/mimyanmar for a list of resources and contact information if you want to write a similar letter to take action against this horrific genocide.

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